Australian Indigenous Scholarships Application Form

This form allows Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to apply for ANU scholarships designed to support tertiary Indigenous students.

**Closing dates for these scholarship applications are the first week of Semester 1 and the first week of Semester 2.

Each Scholarship is detailed below:

Elspeth Young Memorial Grant

Overview
The Elspeth Young Memorial Grants have been made possible by the generous bequest from Dr Elspeth Young to provide financial support to Indigenous Australian undergraduate and graduate students at the Australian National University. This support will be directed to costs necessary and incidental to studies, but not including any fees.

Conditions of Award.

Rotary – Alf Gillespie Scholarship

Overview
The Rotary-Alf Gillespie Scholarship for Indigenous Australian Undergraduate Students is to encourage Indigenous Australian students to continue with tertiary education and also to study their own culture and history.
 
Field of study
Indigenous Australian culture such as archaeology, anthropology, history and linguistics.

Conditions of Award.

Joseph & Lindsay Croft Memorial Scholarship

Overview
There shall be a scholarship available for award each year known as the Joseph and Lindsay Croft Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is intended to assist an undergraduate Indigenous Australian student to undertake an approved program of study.

Conditions of Award.

Nugget Coombs Indigenous Australian Scholarships

Overview
These scholarships are intended to assist undergraduate and graduate students to undertake fieldwork and research, preferably in Northern Australia. The fieldwork projects will be of short duration between two and four weeks or as negotiated with the selection committee.

Conditions of Award.

For more information on eligibility and selection basis, see the attached Conditions of Award for each scholarship.

* 1. Family Name

* 2. Given Name

* 3. Student ID

* 4. Mobile Number

* 5. Email

* 6. Are you

* 7. Date of Birth

Date / Time

* 8. Address

* 9. Program of Study

* 10. Courses

* 11. What semester are you applying for assistance?

* 12. Are you receiving any other scholarships?

* 13. Are you currently or will you be working?

* 14. Are your parents supporting you?

* 15. If you answered no to questions 13 and 14, how will you support yourself financially?

* 16. If you are receiving Centrelink you must attach a copy of your assessment notice.

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* 17. Which scholarships are you applying for?

* 18. If you are applying for the Elspeth Young Memorial Grant, list your requirements and the value of each item.

* 19. If you are applying for the Elspeth Young Memorial Grant, how will the item/s sought support your academic success?

* 20. If you are applying for the Rotary - Alf Gillespie, Nugget Coombs, or Joseph & Lindsay Croft Memorial Scholarship, you must read the Conditions of Award and attach the necessary documents below.

* 21. Weekly Income and Expenses

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* 22. Proof of Aboriginality form or letter from an Indigenous organisation

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* 23. Brief summary of your involvement & participation in the Indigenous community

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* 24. A written reference from an Indigenous person who can comment on your involvement and participation in the community

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* 25. A quote for each item requested

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* 26. Written academic references

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* 27. Have you provided all of the information required to process your application?

* 28. I declare that the information I have provided in this application is true and correct. I acknowledge that the University has the right to vary or reverse any decision regarding the offer of a scholarship and take necessary actions made on the basis of incorrect or incomplete information. I authorise the Indigenous Scholarships Committee to contact my referees and to seek other relevant information about me.

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